Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years. Along with Kevin's loyal confidant Quorra, father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous. Meanwhile, the malevolent program CLU, who dominates the digital world, plans to invade the real world and will stop at nothing to prevent their escape.
The only way to win is to survive.
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17 December 2010 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $44,026,211,
19 December 2010, Wide Release
Gross USA: $172,062,763, 14 April 2011
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $400,062,763, 31 December 2011
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
The song "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" by Journey
coming on in the arcade, when Sam turned on the breakers, is ironic in more ways than one. While the song fits in some ways the relationship with his father, it is interesting to note that many of the 45rpm singles made in the early 1980s for jukeboxes of that song, featured the song "Only Solutions" (from the original Tron movie's arcade scene) as the single's B-side. It was common for record companies to put a recent, though out of date, release as the B-side of Jukebox 45s, to maximize band airplay in those machines. See more
Sam is shown with a baton attached to his right leg in the shot of the circular arena elevator. He does not receive it until the lightcycle duel, and it is not shown again until then. See more
The Grid. A digital frontier. I tried to picture clusters of information as they moved through the computer. What did they look like? Ships? motorcycles? Were the circuits like freeways? I kept dreaming of a world I thought I'd never see. And then, one day...
7 Year Old Sam Flynn
You got in.
That's right, man. I got in.
At the beginning of the movie, the title only says "TRON". Not until during the ending credits does the name "Legacy" get included in the title when it reappears. See more
Also released in a 3D version. See more
Written by Steve Perry
and Jonathan Cain
Performed by Journey
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment See more